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Friday, February 16, 2018

How To Acquire Bitcoin Trading Strategies.

Bitcoin Trading Strategies
Common sense and self-control should take precedence over greed and the idea of profiting thousands of dollars in a single day. Here are some bitcoin trading strategies to guide you in the trading world.
Practice First
Learning the ins and outs of bitcoin trading is great, but knowing just theory is different from real-world application. Some bitcoin exchanges offer a demo account where you can play around and experience real-world trading using real-time prices.
You’ll get a feel for the landscape, so to speak, and you’ll see for yourself whether you’ve got the stomach for the high-risk game of bitcoin trading.
Plan Your Strategy
To trade bitcoins successfully, you need to have a good strategy in place. You don’t just blindly follow the news and think that because everyone’s buying bitcoins, then you should be buying too.
Have a plan in place on what price you should buy bitcoins at and what price to sell them at to profit, and make sure you stick to that plan. This means keeping your panic at bay whenever you see the price drop.
Invest Small Amounts
As part of your practice or training strategy, you should start small and don’t go all in when you first trade. It is fine to lose all your ‘money’ in a demo account, but when it’s real money, you don’t want to risk losing huge sums on your first day.
 Control Your Emotions
It’s normal to feel alarmed at the first hint of losing your money. However, as you already know Bitcoin is very volatile, and in a single day, the price can go down by hundreds or thousands of dollars. But the opposite is also true. The price can just as easily go up in the next hour or so.
If you keep your emotions in check and think logically, you too can make serious money with Bitcoin trading.
However, if you fail to control your emotions and you let your panic overcome you, then you’re bound to lose.
Popular Bitcoin Trading Platforms
Now that you know some very useful Bitcoin trading strategies, it’s time to learn about some of the most popular trading platforms for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Coinbase
Coinbase is one of the biggest digital currency exchanges in the world today with over 50 billion dollars’ worth of digital currency exchanged since 2011. They currently serve more than 10 million customers based in 32 countries.
The platform is very easy to use, and you can easily buy and trade your digital currency.
• To begin, you have to create a free digital wallet which you can use to store your cryptocurrency.
• Next, you need to link your bank account, credit or debit card, so that you can exchange your local currency into the cryptocurrency of your choice.
• Once your account is set up and funded, it’s time to buy some crypto.
You have the option to buy bitcoins, ethereum, and litecoin. You can do this either on their website or their handy mobile app.
Now that you’ve got some bitcoins, you can choose to start trading on Coinbase’s GDAX (Global Digital Asset Exchange) trading platform although this is geared towards more advanced and experienced traders.
For beginners though, it’s best to stick to Coinbase’s more newbie-friendly interface. The good thing about Coinbase is that your digital currency is fully insured while your fiat currency (local currency) are stored in custodial bank accounts. The USD Coinbase wallets of US citizens are covered by FDIC insurance, up to a maximum of $250,000.
To sell your bitcoins, ethereum or litecoins, you simply need to indicate the amount you want to sell and the wallet you’re selling from. Then select the linked bank account you wish to deposit your cash to.
At this time, Coinbase does not allow the proceeds of your sale to be sent to a credit or debit card, so it’s important you link a bank account to your Coinbase account.
Kraken
Kraken is one of the most trusted names in bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange since 2011. The company is also considered to be the largest bitcoin exchange in terms of Euro volume and liquidity. In addition to trading bitcoins, they also trade US dollars, Canadian dollars, British pounds and Japanese yen.
Many international users love Kraken because it’s very accessible internationally and they support many different types of national currencies and cryptocurrencies.
Kraken offers many options for trading. You can easily trade between any of their 17 supported cryptocurrencies with Euros, USD, CAD, JPY, and GBP. They offer so many possible trading pairs, they have a very long page dedicated just for their fee scthemhedule!
To get started with Kraken, you need to create a free account. After you’ve verified your account, you can then fund it with cash or cryptocurrency and then place an order to buy bitcoins (or another crypto) on the exchange.
When your order request is fulfilled, you can then withdraw your bitcoins/crypto to your wallet. Their web interface is relatively simple when ordering, however, their trading tools are robust and are great for more advanced users.
To sell bitcoins, you need to send your bitcoins from your wallet to your Kraken account and then create a new order to sell or trade them for any of the available national currencies. Once your order is filled, you can then proceed to withdraw the cash to your linked bank account.
CEX.io
CEX.io is one of the most popular cryptocurrency exchange platforms today with over 1 million active users worldwide. However, the company wasn’t originally an exchange; it was actually established in 2013 as the first ever cloud mining provider. While the mining aspect of the business has since been closed, their exchange platform is clearly thriving.
Many users appreciate CEX.io’s pricing transparency. If you’re buying bitcoins, they make it so easy for you to see how much your $100, $200, $500 or $1000 is going to get you. You can also easily see just how much bitcoin you can buy in British Pound, Euro, and Russian Ruble. The buying price is updated every 120 seconds.
To get started, you need to create an account and add funds to it by using your credit card (you can link any number of credit cards to your account), or you can do a bank transfer, too. They accept USD, EUR, RUB, GBP, or your local currency.
Once the funds are added to your account, you can easily buy bitcoins with 1 click. You then have the option of storing it in your CEX.io wallet, trade it or withdraw to your personal wallet.
Selling bitcoins is also very easy on CEX.io. Simply have the bitcoins in your account, then use their handy buy/sell section for instant cash, or you can place an order in the Trade section of the site (you might get a better exchange rate if you trade).

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